I hope that all of you are experiencing the wonderful weather of spring, of fall if you are in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s time to get out of the house and enjoy the flowers and sunshine, and when you return, fix a cold drink and enjoy my meager links.
* A new study proves that stuff does not make us happier. Who knew?
* In 1971 Cecil Beaton curated a fashion exhibition that was controversial. Today, the same type of show is commonplace.
* A glimpse inside the Clothworkers’ Center for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion, the new textile conservation workshop of the V&A in London.
* How Sonnet Stanfill from Alaska ended up as a clothing curator at the V&A.
* The FIT blog has a short post about a wonderful little 1920s catalog of embroidered dress lengths.
* It looks as if the John Galliano for de la Renta thing is not going to happen.
Edited: 1920s fabrics were embroidered, not printed as I originally posted.